Eye of the Beholder

original applique patterns inspired by the world around us

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AQS Grand Rapids

  • DeVos Place Convention Center 303 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 USA (map)
Illumination Medallion X  with optional 10" border. (56" x 56")

Illumination Medallion X with optional 10" border. (56" x 56")

Booth 1220

Enter Eye of the Beholder's world of Reverse Applique!

Be Inspired!

     See our unique original designs for quilts, table runners, medallions and pillows.

NEW!  2016!

The Iris is our 9th and final flower pattern for the Victorian Flower Garden Quilt.  Get all 9 flowers plus the applique sashing and borders to make your own, and enjoy a Victorian Flower Garden Quilt IV all year long!  For hand or machine reverse applique or add dimension combining applique with reverse applique.  

 Get our newest patterns designed for Island Batik!  Illumination and Vintage Jewel! See our newest designs on social media. 

 - Illumination is the 10th pattern in our Medallion Series for hand or machine creation. Dispel the darkness with Illumination! Pattern includes an optional border to turn the 36" medallion into a 56" quilt to warm your lap or decorate a wall.

Vintage Jewel  (18" x 48")

Vintage Jewel (18" x 48")

  - Vintage Jewel table runner(18" x 43") is reminiscent of a ring or brooch, with it's central "amethyst" stones set in a cutaway,  filigree design. It came forth from a doodle in my prayer journal and derived its name from an exhibit of Cartier's designs. 

  And don't forget our ever popular patterns!  All come with complete directions for all creation options, and full-size pattern pieces-there's no enlarging or re-positioning needed as you transfer the design to fabric.  Patterns are supported by technique tutorials and blogs on our website- www.eobquiltdesign.com

Captain's Wheel  (36" x 36"). Hand reverse applique. I AM AQS special.

Captain's Wheel (36" x 36"). Hand reverse applique. I AM AQS special.

 Learning Center -

"Conquering Reverse Applique", Saturday, August 13, 11:00 am.

FREE DEMOS in our booth!  Learn how to reverse applique by hand or machine using Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch! at any time.

Show Special-

2 for $22!  Christmas Berries Medallion VII and Victorian Urn table runner for one great price-normally $42.00.

Plus we are an I AM AQS - AQS members get a 25% off on Captain's Wheel, Medallion IV.


Fit for a Queen Quilt, Frosty Frozen Wonder, Double Dutch Delft, Victorian Flower Garden, Fan the Flame


Barbara's Medallion started it all. TEN Medallions to choose from!  Lovely as wall-hangings or as the center of a quilt.  Can't choose, get all of them.

Iris,  9 of 9 (16" x 16")

Iris, 9 of 9 (16" x 16")


Lily, Rose, Sunflower, Apple Blossom, Forget-Me-Not, Trumpet Vine, Thistle, Fuchsia and  Iris

Table Runners!

Victorian Urn, Hearts & Fleurs, Enchanted Evening, Karen's Hospitality, Marrakesh, Vintage Jewel

Laser Cut Kits!

Victorian Urn, Enchanted Evening, Hearts & Fleurs

Its a laser cut kit!  Victorian Urn in Teal .

Its a laser cut kit! Victorian Urn in Teal.


...all the helpful notions you'll want to help you stitch with success! Select John James needles; quilting thread; Beam N' Read personal light and USB/AC Adaptor; Desk Needle Threader; 3 kinds of Kai scissors honed just for us!  And now, Soft Fuse (37" x 3 yds)-our favorite iron-on fusible!

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For our Wholesale customers- Patterns distributed through Eye of the BeholderChecker DistributorsErie Quilt Art, and, select patterns through,  Island Batik

Later Event: September 8
Quilt Expo, 2016